Tag: Single Family Homes

South Shore Real Estate Report – January 2013

South Shore Real Estate Report – January 2013

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The South Shore had the most active January in 5 Years! Not since the peak of the real estate bubble in 2007 had the South Shore sold more homes in January that it did this past January. 242 single family homes were sold across all South Shore towns.  As expected, Quincy, Plymouth & Weymouth once again recorded […]

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South Shore Real Estate Market Report – October 2012

South Shore Real Estate Market Report – October 2012

| November 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

The total number of Single family homes sold throughout the South Shore during the month of October was 329 homes. This continues a slide in activity during the fall versus the peak of spring and summer. A recent article by the Warren Group, showed a 21% increase in the number of single family home transactions […]

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South Shore Real Estate Market Report – September 2012

South Shore Real Estate Market Report – September 2012

| October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Single Family transactions for the South Shore real estate market cooled off from the torrid pace set during the summer months. Despite performance climbing to 739 transactions in August, September recorded only 490- exactly the same number of transactions recorded in September 2011. Quincy, Weymouth & Plymouth recorded the highest number of home sales with […]

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First Impressions: 10 seconds to Home Selling Success or Failure

First Impressions: 10 seconds to Home Selling Success or Failure

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last weekend my wife and I went to 2 open houses in Scituate. The first was a split level ranch set in a private neighborhood and the second was small 3 bedroom colonial also in private neighborhood. As we pulled up to House #1, we first noticed an overgrown front yard, then peeling paint on […]

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South Shore Biggest Bang for your Buck Towns: YTD 2012

South Shore Biggest Bang for your Buck Towns: YTD 2012

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

e’ve been wanting to write this post for awhile now and figured the end of the summer would be a great time to do it since we have 8 months of data to evaluate. Have you ever wondered which South Shore towns give you the best chance to maximize your dollar in terms of actual […]

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South Shore Real Estate Market Report: July 2012

South Shore Real Estate Market Report: July 2012

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The South Shore real estate market continues to be a very busy market.  July of 2012 showed a slight drop from June but still managed to record over 700 single family transactions.  July typically records a slight dip in activity but compared to 2011, the dip is only minimal.  July of 2011 saw over 100 […]

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South Shore Real Estate Market Report: May 2012

South Shore Real Estate Market Report: May 2012

| June 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

May turned out to be one heck of a month for single family home sales across the South Shore. The total number of homes sold in May is 23.6% more than in May of 2011. The usual suspects, Plymouth & Brockton, led the way yet again with a total of 64 & 55 homes sold, […]

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Basics of Home Staging

Basics of Home Staging

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

When you hear the phrase “home staging” you may envision setting up a stage on your front lawn for a production of Wicked- but in reality, it’s more complicated than that! Home staging is about more than having a clean, well-decorated home. It’s about removing YOU and your personality and presenting your home in a […]

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South Shore Real Estate Market Report – April 2012

South Shore Real Estate Market Report – April 2012

| May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Common opinion throughout the South Shore real estate industry is that the spring market has sprung to life and the housing market is coming back. The following data from April may not reflect this growing optimism. There were a total of 430 single family homes sold across all of the south shore this past April. […]

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South Shore Real Estate Summary | First Quarter 2012

South Shore Real Estate Summary | First Quarter 2012

| April 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

The following is a South Shore real estate summary of single family homes sold on the south shore in the first quarter of 2012 versus the same time period in 2011. All data is provided by MLSPIN which represents only homes sold that were listed on the Massachusetts MLS system. Private sale records are not […]

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